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Stress Test

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4 Written Questions

4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Research with rats and humans has indicated that absence of control over stressors is a predictor of health problems.
  2. supportive family members, marriage partners, and close friends help people cope with stress. their immune functioning calms the cardiovascular system and lowers blood pressure.
  3. Modifying Type A life-style can reduce recurrence of heart attacks.
  4. more physiologically reactive when placed in stressful circumstances. These people are time-conscious, motivated, verbally aggressive and easily angered. Hostility and anger have been shown to be highly related to risk for coronary artery disease and heart attack, even when taking into account other known risk factors.

3 True/False Questions

  1. what is the stress response system?Canon proposed that stress response (fast) was a fight-or-flight response marked by outpour of epinephrine and norepinephrine from inner adrenal glands.


  2. Type Bpersonality laid back, easy going... much less likely to have heart attacks and coronary complications.


  3. explanatoryPeople with optimistic (compared to pessimistic) explanatory style tend to have more control over stressors, cope better with stressful events, have better moods and have a stronger immune system.


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